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How Does Tennessee’s Modified Comparative Negligence Law Work?

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In Tennessee, you must prove that another person or entity was negligent or careless to be entitled to compensation for your financial losses and damages. However, what many Tennesseans do not realize is that their compensation can be diminished in proportion to their own level of negligence. This is known as the modified comparative… Read More »

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Does My Accident Qualify for a Personal Injury Claim in Tennessee?

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Accidents can happen to anyone, even the most careful and attentive people. If you were injured in an accident, you might wonder whether you are entitled to any compensation through a personal injury claim in Tennessee. Following the accident, you should focus on medical treatment and getting back on your feet as soon as… Read More »

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Should You Provide a Recorded Statement to an Insurance Adjuster?

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If you are seeking compensation for your injury following an accident caused by someone else’s negligence in Tennessee, you will have to deal with the at-fault party’s insurance company. While the insurance claims process seems straightforward at first sight, the insurer may employ a variety of tactics to deny your claim or pay you… Read More »

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Can You Hold a Hotel Liable for Your Injury During a Vacation?

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Under Tennessee’s premises liability law, hotel owners are legally required to protect their patrons and guests from preventable injuries. While some hotel accidents occur due to the guest’s carelessness, other hotel-related injuries happen because the owner or their employees were negligent. If you can prove that the hotel management or its staff failed to… Read More »

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How to Prove Distracted Driving in Tennessee?

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Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of car accidents and deaths on U.S. roads. If you were involved in a car crash involving a distracted driver, you might wonder how you can prove a distracted driving claim in Tennessee. The practice of driving a car while engaged in another activity, which usually… Read More »

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What Are the Long-Term Effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury?

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Typically, a person who sustains a traumatic brain injury in a car accident or any other accident is entitled to higher personal injury settlement amounts compared to those with less severe injuries. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) entail serious consequences and long-term effects, which is why TBIs are associated with sizable settlements for victims. A… Read More »

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Can Pedestrians Be at Fault in Accidents When Being Hit by Vehicles?

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

When there is a bicycle or pedestrian accident, most people generally assume that the car driver was to blame for the collision. It is true that motorists are responsible for a large percentage of crashes involving pedestrians. However, in some cases, pedestrians can also be at fault. If you are a car driver who… Read More »

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Liability in Skydiving Accidents in Nashville, Tennessee

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It is true that skydiving fatalities are very rare, and yet the risk of injury can be quite high, especially if the skydiver is not experienced enough or their equipment is faulty. Skydivers and paragliders are exposed to the risk of spinal cord injury and other severe injuries. When a skydiving accident occurs, and… Read More »

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Can You File a Coronavirus Personal Injury Lawsuit for Transmitting the Disease?

By Calhoun Law, PLC |

In this time of “safer-at-home” and stay-at-home orders, social distancing, and quarantines, people are wondering whether they can sue another person for transmitting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Some people may argue, “If you can sue another individual for giving you STDs, it makes sense that you should be able to file a lawsuit over… Read More »

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Tennessee Supreme Court Upholds a Law Capping Non-Economic Damages

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A Tennessee Supreme Court upheld a state law capping personal injury damages, reversing rulings in two lower courts. The 2011 law, which was enacted nine years ago as part of Tennessee’s tort reform package, caps non-economic damages for disfigurement, pain and suffering, and reputation damages at $750,000. The ruling came after a lawsuit in… Read More »

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